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Re: Do you use dinghy lights?

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Originally Posted by Coquina View Post
...A little farther out and I would have been doing 35 knots and they would be dead.
Doing 35 knots at nighttime is presumptive negligence, IMO. No excuse for it, no matter how much artificial light you or others have. What if you hit a log at that speed?

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